Albatross: The world of Tasmania’s mysterious shy albatross

Date: July 8, 2016 - August 2, 2016
Time: 5.30pm

Location:

Wild Island Tasmania
Shop 8, Galleria
33 Salamanca Place
Hobart, Tas 7000

Details:
Wild Island will showcase photographer Matthew Newton’s and ceramicist Eve Howard’s artistic response to a unique Tasmanian species, and present scientific knowledge and perspectives from the dedicated biologists working to understand and protect this iconic species. This exhibition highlights what can be achieved when art and science work together to communicate for a cause. The aim of the ‘Albatross’ exhibition is to raise awareness and understanding of Tasmania’s own albatross. Through the sharing of knowledge and artistic perspectives of the species, it is hoped that the exhibition’s audience become advocates for the Shy Albatross and active supporters of conservation efforts.Opening night is 5.30pm on Friday 8 July 2016.Join the event on Facebook

Event audience: Everyone

Categories
  • Art
  • biodiversity
  • biology
  • Conservation
  • endangered species
  • Extinction
  • Wildlife